Adrienne Merritt

Part-Time Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture

Education: B.A., M.A., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

PhD research interests: Germanic philology, comparative philology, Old and Middle High German, Middle Dutch, Old and Middle French, Old Saxon, Anglo-Saxon/ Old English, Medieval Latin, Old Norse, medieval translation, Paleography, Medieval History, 19th century rediscover of the medieval, cultures of reading, genre theory, allegory and exegesis.
Fields of specialty: Germanic beguine mystics and their writings, Middle Dutch poetry and prose, Middle High German courtly literature, medieval and early modern female authors and translators, fin de siècle Viennese culture and literature, and sensory vs. ineffable expressions.